Digitally-distributed comics offer many opportunities for creators, not least of them a global audience, minimal distribution costs and the opportunity to creatively push the comic’s form in new ways impossible on paper. But with those opportunities come the problems of making your voice heard in an ocean full of competing talent, as artist Marc Jackson, publisher of the the subscription-based anthology GOOF! has discovered, and recounts here, as the project prepares to go on hiatus…Continue reading Digital anthology comic GOOF! to go on hiatus in June – but what a ride it’s been!
It’s Thought Bubble Festival weekend in Leeds, and we hope everyone there has a great time! There are some great things lined up, bringing some of the best creators in the world to the city including Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, Freakangels, Castlevania, RED), Greg Rucka (Wonder Woman: Year One, Black Magick), Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard (The WalkingContinue reading Thought Bubble Festival 2018 is Here! Are You Ready?
Children’s publisher Bog Eyed Books have just published a fab collection of Tor Freeman‘s Welcome to Oddleigh, available now in all good book shops and through online retailers. Collecting stories from the eponymous webcomic, Welcome to Oddleigh, we’re introduced to Chief Inspector Jessie and Sergeant Sid are tasked with policing the town of Oddleigh. It’s noContinue reading Bog Eyed Books collects Tor Freeman’s “Welcome to Oddleigh”
Earlier this year, comic creator Marc Jackson turned digital publisher and launched GOOF!, a new online subscription only title that features a host of comics talents. Three issues in, GOOF! is going from strength to strength, but it’s a project we have yet to give the attention it deserves, although we did trail its launch.Continue reading Creating Comics: Marc Jackson, the Man from GOOF!
On Saturday 23rd June, not only will artist Marc Jackson be hosting the third annual MACC-POW! Macclesfield in Cheshire’s day of comics, as part of the ten day Barnaby festival in the town – he’ll also be launching a brand-new online comic for all-ages, called GOOF! A monthly, 30 page digital comic, GOOF!, which includesContinue reading Get ready for GOOF!, an all-new, all ages digital comic!